Frank Kubo Collection

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The Frank Kubo Collection, 1910s-1960s, focuses on the leisure and business activities of a group of Japanese Americans from Seattle, Washington. Included are photographs of Seattle landmarks, Tsutakawa Company and Furuya Company picnics and camping trips, and Pacific Market, a Japanese American operated grocery store on Jackson Street in Seattle. Also featured are several photographs of Lotus group performances in Nippon Kan Theatre. The Lotus group was an association of young members of the Seattle Buddhist Church. In addition to photographs, this collection also consists of memoirs written by Frank Kubo that detail his life from childhood through the 1960s.

c.1910s-1960s

1930s

157 photographic prints, black and white; 1 document

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Courtesy of Frank Kubo

Copyright restricted
Copyright restricted

158 Objects

Man with fishing rod (ddr-densho-128-1)
img Man with fishing rod (ddr-densho-128-1)
Toshio Toyoji at Sunny Beach in Steilacoom, Washington.
Lotus group picnic (ddr-densho-128-2)
img Lotus group picnic (ddr-densho-128-2)
Lotus group members, Hiroshi Miyahara (top) and Yozo Tsujimura, are enjoying a picnic at Hollywood Park. Lotus was an association of young members of Seattle's Buddhist Church.
Lotus group camping trip (ddr-densho-128-4)
img Lotus group camping trip (ddr-densho-128-4)
Lotus group members on camping trip at North Beach in Seattle. Lotus was an association of young members of Seattle's Buddhist Church.
Group of friends on ferry (ddr-densho-128-6)
img Group of friends on ferry (ddr-densho-128-6)
A group of friends riding the Columbia River Ferry.
Wapato Buddhist Church (ddr-densho-128-7)
img Wapato Buddhist Church (ddr-densho-128-7)
A group of Japanese Americans standing outside the Wapato Buddhist Church. (L to R): Mrs. Matsumoto, Rev. Matsumoto, Frank Mizuta, unidentified, unidentified.
Wapato Buddhist Church (ddr-densho-128-8)
img Wapato Buddhist Church (ddr-densho-128-8)
Group of Japanese Americans, including the Church Reverend and his wife, stand outside the Wapato Buddhist Church. (L to R): Mrs. Matsumoto, Rev. Matsumoto, Frank Mizuta, unidentified, Frank Kubo.
Fruit stand (ddr-densho-128-9)
img Fruit stand (ddr-densho-128-9)
(L to R): Miss Hara and Rev. Matsumoto at Hara's Fruit Stand in Wapato.

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